About Us

HW Portraits is owned and operated by Heidi Wisniewski. Heidi has a BFA in both Graphic Design and Art.


Heidi is a Certified Professional Photographer, member of Professional Photographers of America, current President of Southern Minnesota Professional Photographers and has received numerous awards for her work.


Heidi's work has been featured in the Professional Photographers Magazine, the Professional Photographers of America International Loan Collection book, the Professional Photographers of America Showcase book among others.


Heidi's clients are her number one priority. She is constantly continuing her education attending workshops around the country learning from the world's top photographers. 


Heidi enjoys life with her family - husband of 20 years, three beautiful kids and their fur baby. 



  • 2020 Award of Excellence - SYNC

  • 2019 Certified Professional Photographer PPA

  • 2019 2x PPA International Exhibition General Collection Award

  • 2018 3x PPA International Exhibition General Collection Award

  • 2017 Portrait Masters Image Awards - Bronze

  • 2016 PPA International Exhibition Loan Collection Award

  • 2015 PPA North Central Minnesota Top Ten Imager Award

  • 2015 PPA International Exhibition General Collection Award

  • 2014 PPA International Exhibition General Collection Showcase Album

  • 2014 PPA International Exhibition
    General Collection Award   


* PPA stands for the Professional Photographers of America

Meet the Team

Heidi Wisniewski, CPP

Certified Professional Photographer

Graphic Designer


Angie Buck

Professional Makeup Artistry, Hair Styling  

Skincare, Spray Tanning

© 2011-2020 All Photography, Designs and Verbiage are copyrighted by HW Portraits